Val d'Ebo Fire Burns Overnight in Spanish Hills

The Vall d’Ebo Fire near Pego, Spain, grew to more than 9,500 hectares overnight into Tuesday, August 16, local media reported.

Footage recorded by @supern_bs shows the Vall d’Ebo Fire near Pego just before midnight on Monday.

Local media reported that at least 2,000 people had been evacuated due to the fire, which burned 9,500 hectares on Tuesday.

Around 300 firefighters worked on the fire through the night but were not able to bring it under control by Tuesday, the report added.

The Provincial Council of Alicante said on Tuesday that several roads near Pego were closed due to wildfire danger. Credit: @supern_bs via Storyful

Video transcript